Aaron Dewey

13 November 1790–29 March 1840 (Age 49)
Peru, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Aaron

When Aaron Dewey was born on 13 November 1790, in Peru, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Eleazer Dewey, was 29 and his mother, Freelove Boorne, was 24. He married Nancy Gookins on 26 June 1814, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 29 March 1840, in Delphi, Deer Creek Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States, at the age of 49.

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Aaron Dewey
Charlotte Gookins
Marriage: 1820
Nancy Maria Dewey
Harvey Dewey
Joel Harmon Dewey
Mary Dewey
Martha Dewey

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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State
    Age 1
    On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
    Age 14
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Dewi, Welsh form of David . In some cases the name may arise from the dedication of parish churches in places called Llanddewi (Saint David's), of which there are several.Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of uncertain form and origin. Traditionally it is recorded as Douai, a habitational name from a city so named in northern France, but it could also be from Old Norman French du we(z) ‘of the ford’, from a variant of standard French gué ‘ford’.In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch De Weij (archaic De Wey): cognate of Van der Weij (see Wey ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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